In 2014, a copy of "Action Comics" #1—the 1938 debut of Superman—sold for a whooping $3.2 million. This was not the first time "Action Comics" #1 had turned heads in the comic-book world—in the 1990s, when opportunists first noted that the comic was rare and highly sought-after, a "speculators boom" was born. Comics giants like DC and Marvel attempted to artificially create that same sort of demand with hyped storylines like 1992's "The Death...Continue Reading